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1970 CLEVELAND INDIANS

|    Level:  MLB  

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Team Record:  76-86   .469
Result:   5th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Alvin Dark
General Manager:   Alvin Dark
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  729,752
Playoffs: Season in progress

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Chuck Hinton (36)
Youngest Player:  Jack Heidemann (20)
Longest Tenure:  Sam McDowell (10)
Top Hitter:  Vada Pinson (29)
Top Pitcher:  Sam McDowell (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Steve Dunning (#2)

Roster Continuity:  49.62%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore10854.667--
NY Yankees9369.57415.0
Boston8775.53721.0
Detroit7983.48829.0
Cleveland7686.46932.0
Washington7092.43238.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Sam McDowell1970-04-071970L  8-2 vs BALL 6.1333041110024000--26389-8111 Strikeouts
Rich Hand1970-04-091970L  13-1 vs BALL 3.156632300016000--10-11st career game
Sam McDowell1970-04-121970W  2-1 @ NYAW 9511031000237000--26490-8110 Strikeouts
Sam McDowell1970-04-181970W  9-4 vs WS2WCG9843051000038000--26591-8110 Strikeouts
Phil Hennigan1970-04-281970W  3-1 @ MINSv 10000000014000--152-11st career save
Sam McDowell1970-05-021970L  4-3 @ KCA  8.15330101010041000--26892-8210 Strikeouts
Rich Hand1970-05-031970W  6-3 @ KCASv 11000000003000--50-31st career save
Sam McDowell1970-05-061970L  2-1 @ CHAL 8.1521121500030000--26992-8315 Strikeouts
Sam McDowell1970-05-151970W  3-0 @ BOSWSHO930000800029000--27194-83Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Vince Colbert1970-05-191970L  3-1 @ WS2  20000010006000--10-01st career game
Sam McDowell1970-05-201970W  7-2 vs BOSWCG9422131000034000--27295-8310 Strikeouts
Sam McDowell1970-05-291970W  2-1 @ OAKW 9211131310031000--27496-8313 Strikeouts
Rich Hand1970-06-071970W  6-4 @ CALW 8.274430900033000--141-41st career win
Steve Dunning1970-06-141970W  9-2 vs MILW 552212300020000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
Rick Austin1970-06-211970L  9-8 vs DET  2.155522300014000--10-01st career game
Rick Austin1970-06-271970W  3-0 @ DETW 950003800035000--21-01st career win
Sam McDowell1970-06-281970W  8-2 @ DETW 952203510034000--281100-84100th career win
Sam McDowell1970-07-061970W  6-4 vs WS2W 8.21144051510041000--283101-8415 Strikeouts
Dennis Higgins1970-07-121970L  6-2 vs BOS  11111000004000--20017-18200th career game
Steve Dunning1970-07-171970W  6-0 @ KCAW 8200021000029000--82-410 Strikeouts
Sam McDowell1970-07-191970W  3-1 @ MINW 9311001400030000--285103-8414 Strikeouts
Rick Austin1970-07-261970W  6-5 vs KCASv 0.20000000001000--91-41st career save
Steve Hargan1970-07-261970W  3-0 vs KCAWSHO950003400033000--15848-57Complete game/Shutout
Steve Hargan1970-07-301970W  3-2 vs MINWCG932202510032000--15949-573-hitter
Steve Mingori1970-08-051970L  7-3 vs NYA  0.11110000002000--10-01st career game
Dean Chance1970-08-061970W  4-0 vs BALWSHO940003500033000--360122-105Complete game/Shutout
Vince Colbert1970-08-081970W  4-2 @ WS2W 1.21000010006000--91-01st career win
Steve Mingori1970-08-091970W  6-3 @ WS2Sv 0.10000110002000--40-01st career save
Dennis Higgins1970-08-191970W  2-0 @ CALSv 1.21000040006000--21419-19Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Sam McDowell1970-08-251970L  4-2 vs MIL  8522121200030000--294107-8812 Strikeouts
Vince Colbert1970-08-261970W  7-2 vs MILSv 1.10000100005000--141-01st career save
Rich Hand1970-08-281970W  5-1 vs CALWCG911113500031000--306-91-hitter
Jim Rittwage1970-09-071970L  4-3 vs BOS  0.21110300006000--10-01st career game
Steve Hargan1970-09-131970W  3-1 vs NYAWCG921000400029000--16953-582-hitter
Steve Mingori1970-09-151970W  4-3 vs DETW 2.11000030008000--171-01st career win
Jim Rittwage1970-09-191970W  4-2 @ BALW 962203710037000--61-01st career win


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